After a five-month long trial, jurors in the Jackson v. AEG trial concluded that the concert promoter was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson. Now, the attorney who represented the Jackson family in the case says he is considering all options, including appealing the verdict.
It was Conrad Murray's defense lawyer who reminded jurors that "this is not a reality show, it's reality." Unfortunately, no one in Michael Jackson's sad, strange and shockingly friendless life, seemed to know the difference.
In the final analysis, Conrad Murray was the person was most responsible for Michael's death. But a host of others played a significant role. They ought to thank their lucky stars that the sins of the many have fallen on the shoulders of one.
When anyone's negligence causes someone else to die -- white coat, stethoscope or not -- there must be repercussions. Because everyone is a star, a superstar, in their own universe, and each family deserves this satisfaction.
By precluding evidence of the origin, duration and course of Michael Jackson's drug addiction, the ability to ascertain the truth at trial has been compromised ... There is no statute of limitations on addiction.